Legal Question in Criminal Law in Texas

who has the authority to handle active evidence?

The quick details are, a friend's daughter commited suicide. The police found a note and took it into evidence. The family has not read it and have no other answers to why this suicide took place.

Who can place the sealed note on a scanner so the family may have a copy?

Asked on 5/08/13, 2:01 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Cynthia Henley Cynthia Henley, Lawyer

They need to hire a lawyer if the cops are not forthcoming, which they need not be. Technically, if there are never charges filed, then there is nothing subject to the public information act.

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Answered on 5/12/13, 1:01 pm

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